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Perimenopause, nutrition and health

Naturopathic Nutritionist and Health Coach Claudine Thornhill Joins Happyfuls Podcast shares practical tips for nutrition optimization, health care, and becoming a menopause expert

Claudine Thornhill is an advocate for women’s mental, physical and nutritional health, and as she shares with Happiful, through proper nutrition, self-work and self-compassion, peri-menopause and I believe that I can get through the menopause more positively.

talk about us I.I have In her podcast, Claudine outlines some of the practical, everyday ways we can help address, support, and protect our health.

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  • One of the most important things is to increase your connection and awareness with your body and emotions. That’s the first step. This is helpful if you are talking to your GP or health care professional.
  • Come from the standpoint of an expert on your own body. Track your symptoms. Whether you use a cycle tracking app, write it down on your phone, or write it down on paper, it’s important to keep track of your cycles, sleep, stress levels, and even what you eat. Let’s.


  • If you eat in a way that balances your blood sugar, that’s a good way to include the right amount of carbohydrates in terms of quantity and quality. not. This should occupy about a quarter of your meal plate.
  • Protein is also important as you go through the perimenopause. With osteoporosis a potential concern, it’s important to think about proteins and minerals that support bone health. Also, if you start to see unwanted weight gain around the halfway point, protein will help keep you feeling full longer.
  • Vegetables play an important role in our diet during this time, especially dark leafy vegetables, as they support vital liver function. Vegetables also provide the energy we all need. Vegetables should occupy half the plate.
  • Watch out for stimulants like sugar, alcohol, and caffeine, which can cause insulin spikes and affect the stress hormone cortisol. Choose green teas that contain ine and also contain flavonoids.


  • Anti-stress! Find activities that help you cope and de-stress. Breathwork, meditation, drawing, drawing, writing, singing, though it will vary from person to person. Songs and accompanying expressions are so good for you because they move your body and shift your energy.

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Learn more about Claudine and her work.